Year: 2019

Statins use in LTC residents — comparing intensive- and moderate-doses on one-year survival

January 14, 2019

Researchers from one of CFN’s Strategic Impact Grants had study results and implications for care published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) on January 14, 2019. Read the article: One-year survival and admission to hospital for cardiovascular events among older residents of long-term care facilities who were prescribed intensive- and moderate-dose statins. Why is this…

Federal funding may be ending, but frailty still matters

January 11, 2019

Canadian Frailty Network Scientific Director and CEO, Dr. John Muscedere and CFN Board Chair Russell Williams weigh-in on the effects of the phasing out of the federally funded Networks of Centres of Excellence Program. “…the Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) was funded under the NCE program in 2012 and is Canada’s only network focused on improving…